Canada shooting raises fears of ISIS connection
(CNN) — In recent days, Canada has become more involved in the global fight against ISIS.
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And like other Western nations, its battle against the radical Sunni militant group has its own risks, including at home.
Those concerns came to the forefront when a gunman killed a reservist outside a war memorial in Ottawa — then stormed into parliament, sending lawmakers hiding behind barricaded doors.
Authorities haven’t disclosed any connection between the gunman, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, and ISIS. In fact, no group has come forward claiming responsibility for the attack.
But the attack came two days after a “radicalized” man killed a soldier with his car, and five days after Canada raised its threat level.